Funeral Services for Elida Ortiz Padilla 80 of Lubbock will be on Friday November 7, 2014 at Templo Bautista at 10 AM with Rev. Efrain Diaz officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home and Chapel.
The Padilla family will be receiving friends and family today at 6 PM till 7;30 PM at Templo Bautista.
Elida went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 3, 2014. She was born on May 7, 1934 in Orange Grove, Texas to the late Abel and Ysmenia Ortiz. She married the love of her life Juan Padilla Sr. in 1951 in Orange Grove, Texas. Rev. Juan Padilla preceded her in death on October 9, 2009.
Elida was a member of Iglesia Bautista De La Comunidad. She was faithful to the Lord and serving him in many ways, She was the WMU Director, she was a Sunday school teacher for many years.
Elida enjoyed cooking, sewing and loved grandchildren visiting her. She loved God and God blessed her in many ways.
Those left to cherish her memories are two daughters Oralia and Raul Sanchez of Lubbock, Noelia and Johnny Cavazos of Lubbock, two sons, Juan and Nancy Padilla of Porto Velho, Brazil, David Ray Padilla of Lubbock, six brothers; four sisters; 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.